Jules Madjar is somewhat of an eclectic multi-instrumentalist; having played saxophone, piano, doublebass and guitar in a variety of locals bands of different styles, among others he has played Saxophone for Dulcie May, Ben Russell & The Charmers, and Lapis Lazuli; been House Musician for the Bramleys Blues and Jazz jams, Pianist at the Shakespeare & La Trappiste, Bassist for Sophie Zhakata; directed the Whitstable Fantasy Orchestra and currently plays doublebass in the Meg Janaway Band and keys/sax in The Pinocchios, and plays as a Medieval Troubadour in This Turbulent Priest, a Bad Husky Productions historical play about Thomas Becket and King Henry the IInd.
Also, an Events Organiser and Sound Technician; he co-ran the Bramleys Jam Sessions and various Open Mics, Street Party Music Pop-up stages; various Open Mics and managed the Kent Vegan Festival Music stage for three years running. This year, however, he will be performing on the Festival stage as a musician, and also plays regularly at the Kent Vegan Market.
Recently experimenting with a loop pedal and guitar he has developed an Instrumental solo set; combining a medley of Jazz, Folk, Classical, Blues Gypsy Jazz, Bossa Nova and Traditional tunes partly based on his and Joshua Jack Lambert Price's Houdini's Hat material; but played in his own improvised style; creating an atmospheric blend of music of diverse origins and styles.
Jules has been vegan for the best part of 18 years, initially becoming so primarily for Animal Rights / ethical reasons; only later learning of the ecological and health benefits of the lifestyle. In that time, he has been a demonstrator; hunt saboteur, fundraiser and volunteer in vegan outreach events such as the Kent Vegan Festival.